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    • For complete information on the IAFF & Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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      We thank you for your continued support for the Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters and are extremely excited about our latest fundraising effort.  The MSCFF has partnered with Jacked Up Giveaways and are giving away a 2014 Silverado 1500 Dream Truck built by KC Customs of Gladstone, MO.

      So how do I get a chance at winning this new Truck?  It is as simple as visiting the Jacked Up Giveaways website and making a Donation.  The drawing for this Grand Prize will be held on December 16, 2014, so it gives you plenty of time to purchase as many chances as you like over the course of the next 6 months.  The Official Rules of this event are listed at the bottom of the Donate To Enter page.  Donations start as low as 2 Tickets for $20.00.

      MSCFF President Tony Kelley with members of IAFF Local 152 pose with Speaker of the House John Boehner who was playing Golf with Missouri Congressman Billy Long here in Missouri.

      Missouri Representative Jacob Hummel, St. Louis Councilman Steve Stenger and candidate for St. Louis County Executive with MSCFF Legislative Affairs Director Mark Habbas.

      The Delegates at the 50th IAFF Convention passed Resolution #23 "Our Good Name" which applies to the use of the IAFF Logo.

      This resolution condemns the act of ordering or applying this union’s good name in the form of the IAFF Logo, the letters IAFF or the words “International Association of Fire Fighters” to any piece of apparel or merchandise that is not UNION made, or is made outside of the United States of America or Canada.

      Union Shop Apparel is one of the only organizations within North America that fully complies with Resolution #23.  All of the employees at Union Shop Apparel are members of IUPAT Local 820.  We invite you to visit their website and checkout their new Online Store.  They specialize in Custom Embroidery and Silk Screening.


      What's New at MSCFF

      Stay informed of the Bills that are being filed by the Legislature in Jefferson City, MO on a weekly basis.  This information is available to all MEMBERS in the 2014 Legislative Reports area of the website.  If you are not currently registered with the website we strongly recommend that you do register so you may access this information.

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      Salvation Army Bell Ringing Season Begining
      10/30/14 - IAFF Local 21
      Bell ringers are needed for the Salvation Army's Kettle Kickoff on Friday, November 8, 2014, (B shift working). Location: Midway Cub Foods from 1000 to 1700 hrs in 2 hr shifts in turnouts.  Please contact Bob Kippels, 651/274-6653, with preferred time.  Thanks for your help.
      OK Fire Pipes & Drums
      10/30/14 - IAFF local 1882
      Lawton firefighters are third of state bagpipes-and-drums honor band Sun, 10/05/2014 - 4:24am Malinda Rust. Lawton Constitution Lawton Fire Department Capt. Mark Schucker steps out into the sunlight of the basketball court at Fire Station No. 2. Instead of an orange ball, he's grasping a set of bagpipes under his arm.  Firefighter Drew Young and Lt.
      Choices and Halloween are here...
      10/30/14 - IAFF Local 1014
      2014 Operation Warm Coat Distribution
      10/29/14 - IAFF Local 21
      Altoona Fire vs. Reading Fire Charity Hockey Game
      10/29/14 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Altoona L0299 will host Reading L1803 in their 1st Charity Hockey game. This event will benefit Sheetz for Kidz and will be held November 15, 2014 at Galactic Ice in Altoona, PA. L0299 is asking for a donation at the door and are selling event T-Shirts. Matt Kennedy is the point of contact.
      2014 Elections
      10/29/14 - IAFF Local 3357
      ~~ AUGUSTA PROFESSIONAL                  FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION TO MEMBERS; LOCAL 3357 WILL BE HOLDING ELECTIONS IN NOVEMBER FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW. THE CURRENT EXECUTIVE BOARD ENCOURAGES THOSE INTERESTED TO EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST.
      Funeral Services for Alva Jackson
      10/29/14 - Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
      Alva Jackson, wife of Emeritus Member Frank Jackson has passed away.  Her memorial services are as follows: The funeral for Alva Lu Jackson has been scheduled.
      Nov 4th Election Endorsements
      10/29/14 - IAFF Local 73
      St.
      Union Meeting 11/10
      10/29/14 - Longmont Professional Fire Fighters Association - IAFF Local 1806
      48/96 Work Schedule
      10/29/14 - IAFF 3711
      Please log on and vote on the opinion poll regarding the 48/96 work schedule.  The voting starts October 29, and ends on November 5th.
      It's time to give and time to give THANKS!
      10/28/14 - IAFF Local 1563
      Every year your Anne Arundel County Professional Firefighters team up with The Anne Arundel County Professional Fire Chiefs Association to feed needy families within our county. This year we are looking to set giving records. Please consider putting together a basket, buying some items for a basket or just donating cash for us to do the shopping.
      The 2014 Fire/EMS Millage Proposal
      10/28/14 - IAFF Local 3472
      Novemeber 4th is only a few days away.  Please make your voice heard and Vote YES on the Rochester Hills Fire/Rescue Protection. The City of Rochester Hills has a video available to show why this millage is needed and what a YES vote will do for you.
      Elections Have Consequences, A Message from General President Harold Schaitberger
      10/28/14 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      On November 4, voters will be heading to the polls to elect or re-elect candidates at the local, state and federal levels … and the stakes are high for our members and our profession. WATCH VIDEO .
      Registration for Sparky's Toy Drive - November 13th & 14th
      10/28/14 - Windsor Professional Firefighters Association
      Registration for the 2014 Sparky's Toy Drive will be on November 13th & 14th from 9:00AM - 7:00PM at St. Andrews Church on the corner of Park Street West and Victoria Avenue in Downtown Windsor. Please bring valid ID for yourself and children. For additional Information contact John McRae at 519-818-0678 or email sparky@windsorfirefighters.org.
      Daylight Savings Time Ends
      10/28/14 - IAFF Local 3472
      Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday, November 2.  Along with falling back one hour, don't forget to change the battery in your Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Detector.  This simple task can make the difference in saving your life.
      2014 Candidate Endorsements
      10/28/14 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
      2015 Health & Benefits Video
      10/28/14 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      2015 Health & Benefits video.
      Win this Bike!!!!
      10/28/14 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Firefighters Coats for Kids
      10/28/14 - Pittsburgh Fire Fighters IAFF Local No.1
      Pittsburgh Fire Fighters IAFF Local No.1 Firefighters Coats for Kids, Pittsburgh Fire Fighters to Provide Brand New Winter Coats to Children in Need Pushing Back Against the Cycle of Poverty and Serving the Children in our CommunityThe Pittsburgh Fire Fighters Local No.1, are hosting the 3rd annual Firefighters Coats for Kids Program, helping local children in need.
      OSFFC/IAFF PEP Seminar
      10/28/14 - Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
      ELECTIONS HAVE CONSQUENCES
      10/28/14 - Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0H6TsOGmAU&feature=youtu.
      City Approves Park Rename
      10/28/14 - IAFF Local 51
      Today the City of El Paso passed a resolution to rename the Tierra Del Este#30 Park after our beloved Kip Hall.  Many people were involved with this endeavor.  Check the city website for more details.  Below are some resources to access the information.
      President's Message 10/28/14
      10/28/14 - IAFF Local 2180
      Dear Brothers and Sisters,                            It’s been approximately two months into our new administration and a lot has changed.  Some good and some bad, but we need to continue to work together in an effort to solve all of our issues.
      1014 November 2014 election recommendations
      10/28/14 - IAFF Local 1014
      Its that time AGAIN.... Below you will find the endorsement recommendations from 1014, CPF and the IAFF. At 1014 we take elections very serious with our local elected officials. When there is an election in any of our cities we contact all those that are running for office and invite them for an interview. Some choose not to attend.
      Open Enrollment Letter
      10/28/14 - IAFF Local 1403
      Wisconsin Worker's Fight Against Union Busting
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 311
      Wisconsin Workers Fight Against Union Busting Wisconsin workers refuse to give up the fight to remove union-busting, job-killing Governor Scott Walker. Ed Schultz traveled to Madison, Wisconsin to talk with local firefighters about the state’s future. Rep. Mark Pocan joins the conversation.
      Save the Date for Christmas Party
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 271
      Firefighters and Retirees please mark your calendars and plan on attending the 2014 Christmas Party.  Bring as may guests as you like, the more the merrier. Date: Friday December 12th, 2014. Times: 6:15 PM to Midnight Location: The Doubletree in Missoula Entertainment: There will be a live Band (the Tomcats) playing from 9:15 to 11:45. Invites will go out in two weeks.
      Coats for Kids 2014
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 2819
      We're looking for your participation to assist a truly great cause. Operation Warm's Coats for Kids drive is commencing this November 12th at 12:00pm. The Kitsap Fire Fighters Benevolent Fund will be spearheading the logistics but the basics are listed below. Meet at Bremerton Station 2 at 11:15 Departing 2's at 11:40 and headed to West Hills STEM Academy at 520 National Ave.
      Highrise Ops Class in Norfolk
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 794
      Our brothers from Norfolk FD, Local 68 are sponsoring a Highrise Firefighting Operations Course by Dave McGrail in March. The class is only $40 until 12/31 and $50 after the new year. Dave McGrail is an asst chief with the Denver FD and considered one of the nations leading experts on fires in highrises, mid-rises, and standpipe equipped buildings.
      Change your clocks and change your battery in your smoke detector
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 4727
      Firefighter Safety and the Codes: A Necessary Partnership
      10/27/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      OCT. 27, 2014: Please see the attached flyer for this upcoming (Nov. 19, 2014) training workshop titled: Firefighter Safety and the Codes: A Necessary Partnership. While this program is being sponsored by the MFIS, we are promoting it to our members as well. The focus is not only for Inspectors but for all fire service personnel to learn how the codes impact their work environment.
      LA Times Article response
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 1014
      FIREFIGHTER FAMILY MEMBERS WORK THEIR TAILS OFF TO EARN JOBS IN OUR PROUD PROFESSION WHERE THEY SERVE THE PUBLIC AND SAVE LIVES AND MIGHT EVEN BE CALLED UPON TO GIVE THEIR OWN LIVES FOR OTHERS… That is what our investigation revealed.
      LACERA Durable Power of Attorney
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 1014
      For your spouses and family, please take some time to complete and mail to LACERA the RETIREMENT SPECIFIC durable power of attorney. While some durable power of attorney forms in the past have been accepted, some have not.  You must sign and have notarized specifically that you want your designee (attorney-in-fact) to handle your retirement affairs.
      Doug Moe: A New Kind of Lieutenant
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 311
      Nixa Fire District's Bond Issue
      10/26/14 - Southern Missouri Professional Fire Fighters
      MSCFF 2014 General Election Endorsements
      10/26/14 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      Blood Drive
      10/26/14 - IAFF Local 274
      Blood supplies can become critically low during the holiday season.  This blood drive is aimed at ensuring that does not happen this year.  Please join Local 274 in rolling up our sleeves to support our community.  Friends and family members are also welcome to join in.
      2014 PPFFA PA Election Endorsements
      10/26/14 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      The 2014 PPFFA Election endorsements have been posted in the Election Endorsement section.                 They are also attached for reproduction.
      CFCS's Pink Pancake Breakfast raises $1909.78 in it's inaugural fundraiser!
      10/26/14 - International Association of Firefighters Local 1782
      A huge thank you to everyone who came out and supported the Pink Pancake Breakfast on Saturday Oct. 25th, 2014, put on by our Coquitlam Firefighter's Charitable Society!  Despite the miserable weather, we still served 260+ guests and raised $1909.78.
      ACBC LCR Tournament
      10/26/14 - Northern Ohio Fire Fighters
      Aluminum Cans for Burned Children 5th Annual LCR Event (Left, Center, Right) Tournament November 8, 2014 Church of the Assumption Family Center 9183 Broadview Rd. Broadview Heights, Ohio 44147 Doors open at 6:00 PM Ticket donation is $25.00 which includes dinner and entrance to the LCR game. All proceeds benefit ACBC Burn Camp.  Your donation is tax deductible.
      Safety Is No Trick This Halloween
      10/26/14 - IAFF Local 3990
      For Immediate Release: October 27, 2014 Fire Fighters Give Lifesaving Tips for Halloween Lake County, Florida – By making small adjustments to costume and decoration choices on Halloween, danger and risk to public safety is easily decreased. “It is important for people to take basic precautions to make sure they have nothing other than a fun-filled Halloween,” says Lt. Brian Gamble, Vice President of The Professional Firefighters of Lake County. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, the United States sees an overall increase in fires on Halloween caused by open flames, and the arson fire rate is 10 percent higher than on any other day with 15,500 fires and $92 million in property loss per year.
      From The Family Of Ray Hain
      10/26/14 - IAFF Local 21
      On behalf of Rachel, Sara and myself, I want to add my deep appreciation to all of you for your ongoing support and the part you played in helping our family receive this benefit. I have to give a very special shout out to Dr. Lurie and Dr.
      MDA Boot Drive
      10/26/14 - IAFF Local 274
      MDA Boot Drive will be held Saturday November 1st at 11am.  All members should meet at Station 6 beforehand.
      Sample ballots for every CT town
      10/25/14 - UPFFA
      Sample ballots for every CT town You can see/print a sample ballot for any CT town at the website below. This could be useful in educating your first-time voters (or who haven't voted since the lever machines!) how to properly fill out a ballot. http://www.sots.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp.
      Brother Hain Awarded State and Federal PSOB
      10/25/14 - IAFF Local 21
      Local 21 is pleased to announce both the State and Federal LODD benefits for Gail Hain and Family have been secured after a 3+ year battle. Dr. Lurie and Dr. Frascone’s medical opinions were absolutely essential in the successful outcome. Governor Dayton and Attorney General Swanson contribute at the state level.
      negotiations update
      10/25/14 - IAFF 1826
      Group of Akron firefighters request contempt of court order against City of Akron
      10/25/14 - Paul Hufnagel
      AKRON, Ohio -- Ongoing legal strife between the City of Akron and the Akron Fire Department hit another bump Monday as firefighters in a 10-year-old discrimination lawsuit asked a federal court to hold the city in contempt of court for trying to negotiate a new promotional process without them.
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